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ERIC Number: ED575978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Aug
Pages: 36
Abstractor: As Provided
Principals Discuss Early Implementation of the ASSISTments Online Homework Tutor for Mathematics. ASSISTments Efficacy Study Report 2
Fairman, Janet; Porter, Michael; Fisher, Susannah
Grantee Submission
This report presents the findings from interviews with principals about their schools' participation in the ASSISTments efficacy study on seventh-grade mathematics. The purpose of the interviews was to explore the following areas: To what extent schools had policies or expectations regarding homework practice and completion; To what extent schools had concerns about homework completion rates; Whether the school had existing practices or norms for teachers to discuss student learning outcomes, and how often teachers met to focus on data; The extent to which principals met with teachers to discuss data; What other initiatives in the district or school could impact curriculum, instruction, assessment, or professional development and what the current priorities were in the school; Factors related to the community such as broad socio-economic status, or level of support for education, that might affect teaching and student achievement in the school.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Grade 7; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: SRI Education; University of Maine, Center for Research and Evaluation; Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Identifiers - Location: Maine
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: TerraNova Multiple Assessments
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: R305A120125